Meeker readies for park, sidewalk projects

MEEKER I Upgrades at Ute Park and sidewalks for east Market Street are the two chief projects planned by the Town of Meeker in the next several months.

Ute Park prep…

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The hay is cut and baled in preparation for the upcoming Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials, which will start Sept. 5 and continue through Sept. 9.

Ute Park…

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Meeker trustees Rodney Gerloff, Dan Conrado, Russell Overton (director of public works), Lisa Cook (town clerk), Regas Halandras, mayor Mandi Etheridge, Katelin Cook, Andy Thomson, Scott Meszaros, town manager and John Strate, toured a few capital projects the town is working on

Jennings tours with fifth album

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RBC I Country artist Shooter Jennings released his highly anticipated fifth studio album, Family Man, in March through One Entertainment Group. The acclaimed country star has also announced additional tour dates throughout April in support of the new album. The tour, which he will co-headline with Cody Canada and The Departed, features special guest Uncle […]

Public comments needed

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management seeks public comment on Phase 1 of a proposed foot and bicycle connection trail between Ute Park and Philip and Dorcas Jensen Memorial Park near Meeker. 

Ute Park receives helping hands

MEEKER I “The team that’s helping the Rec District design the new park and trail in Sanderson Hills has a member of the team who is also a member of Volunteers of America,” said Town Administrator Sharon Day.

Town to pay for electrical work

MEEKER I After some discussion, Meeker’s board of trustees agreed to set aside funds in the proposed 2012 budget to pay for electrical improvements at Ute Park.

Public hearing for church continued

The public hearing regarding moving the historic Methodist church building to Ute Park, which requires a  revision of the Ute Park master plan by ordinance, was continued until Tuesday, May 24.

Fate of church in limbo

A public hearing is scheduled for May 17 to discuss temporarily moving the century-old Methodist Church to the west end of Park Street until a permanent foundation in Ute Park can be built.  Photo Courtesy of Bert Berry

Michele Morgan, who is spearheading the plan to relocate the century-old original Methodist church building, requested a public hearing to approve a two-phase plan for moving the building to Ute Park. The first phase of the plan would move the structure to the graveled area at the end of Park Street. The second phase, which […]

Gerloff appointed to trustee position

MEEKER — Meeker’s board of trustees appointed Rodney Gerloff to fill the trustee position vacated by Chris Ham at the Nov. 18 meeting.

Gerloff appointed to trustee position

MEEKER — Meeker’s board of trustees appointed Rodney Gerloff to fill the trustee position vacated by Chris Ham at the Nov. 18 meeting.

Ute elder to bless Ute Park July 8

MEEKER — Clifford Duncan, Ute elder and cultural advisor to the Smoking River Pow Wow Committee, will hold a blessing ceremony at the Ute Park pow wow site on Tuesday, July 8 at 3 p.m.